II Timothy 3: 16-17
16. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
scripture – (graphe – pronounced graf-ay)
a document that is holy
inspiration of God – (theopneustos – pronounced theh-op-nyoo-stos)
divinely breathed in
doctrine – (didaskalia pronounced did-as-kal-ee-ah)
instruction, learning, teaching
reproof – (elegmos pronounced el-eng-khos)
a proof, proving, test
correction – (epanorthosis – pronounced ep-an-or-tho-sis)
a restoration to an upright or right state
instruction (paideia pronounced pahee-di-ah)
tutorage, that is education or training; by implication disciplinary correction, chasten, nurture
It suggests the Christian discipline that regulates character.
17. That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
perfect – (artios pronounced ar-tee-os)
fresh, complete, fitted (from artos, meaning a limb or joint)
throughly furnished – (exartizo pronounced ex-ar-tid-zo)
to finish out (time); figuratively, to quip fully (a teacher), accomplish, to fit out, to prepare perfectly, to complete for a special purpose – Throughly is usually part of the translation of a verb, e.g. cleanse, furnish, purge
good – (kalos pronounced ag-ath-os)
good in any sense, benefit, take thought for things honorable, be zealous, kindness in doing toward others
works – (ergon pronounced er-gon)
toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication an act; deed, doing, labor, work
Every part of the Bible is inspired by God and is perfect in every way. You can find everything you need to live a victorious Christian life. God wants to mold you into the person He desires, and He has given you a complete manual to show you the way.
This site also has good study helps and instruction for growing in God.
Bible Basics… Layers of Understanding – small group Bible study lessons written by lay-people who love God, written for people who seek God. Recognizing God’s love,grace, and miracles in our every day lives. “Witness” is the personal side of Bible Basics, Witnessing your Faith. Click on the link below to see this site.